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Mars Food UK Ltd has recalled certain batches of sauce products, because they might be contaminated with traces of metal thought to be small pieces of copper wire. The Agency has issued a Food Alert for Information.
The company has recalled the affected batches as a precautionary measure. Product recall notices will be displayed in stores that sell the products, explaining to customers the reasons for the recall and how to return an affected product for a full refund.
If you think you have bought an affected product, you can call the company's free customer helpline during normal working hours on 0800 9520084 for more information.
The products recalled are:
No other Mars Food UK Ltd products are known to be affected.
If there is a problem with a food product that means it should not be sold, then it might be 'withdrawn' (taken off the shelves) or 'recalled' (when customers are asked to return the product). Food alerts are the FSA's way of letting local authorities and consumers know about problems associated with food and, in some cases, providing details of specific action to be taken. They are issued under two categories:
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